Angelic Visions: drones

Photo Documentation by Stephen Black of FAI Drone Racing Championships, Shenzhen 2018 (part 2)

Welcome Birdwatchers! If you know the name of the pilots, or anyone else, please let me know via the comments section. For commercial uses of these photos, please contact me so I can discuss with the those in the photo. Yes, non-commercial use is free, but please credit Stephen Black, and let me know your …

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Photo Documentation by Stephen Black of FAI Drone Racing Championships, Shenzhen 2018 (part 1)

International drone racing championship in Shenzhen: the birth of a sport! If you know the names of the people in the photos, please let me know, especially if you have contact info. Feel free to use the images for noncommercial uses. If the photos are to be used for commercial purposes, please contact me, and …

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Stephen Black’s VR-related posts Part 1

A partial compilation of my VR-related posts. This is mainly for my personal reference. Later I will create a “greatest hits of VR blog posts” and of course the best parts of these will find their way into the book I am writing about 360VR. SPOKEN SPOKEN Eugene Soh/Stephen Black open notebook Angelic Visions (this, …

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A (VR/AR/Haptics+)-based book proposal for agents-like-Lauren-Appleton

(This was written almost a year ago… so much has happened since then, and by that I mean experiences and contacts that will surely make for a great book. Like this. And this. Anyhoo… Hello literary-agents-like-Lauren-Appleton! I hope all is well on your side of the interwebtubes! My name is Stephen Black and I have …

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CINEMATOGRAPHY 8.0 light and motion in the age of VR, 360, 4K, 8K, AR, AI, CG and drones

In Praise of Shadows, by Junichiro Tanizaki. Written in 1933, when traditional Japan was contemplating a future full of Western modernism. (50 pages) Towards a New Architecture, by Le Corbusier. Published in 1923, when traditional Western architecture was contemplating a future in which mass production was revolutionizing architecture and society. (320 pages) Cinematography 8.0 by Stephen Black. …

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The Cinematography Book/Notes and a Reviewer

The Cinematography Book is not going to have that for title. I am now working on a proposal for a book on how lenses and computers are now redefining cinematography. But the title? Well. My first title was Angelic Visions: VR, AR, Drones and Cinematography’s Second Life. Here is one of a few related posts, …

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VR movie Beach Road download

Beach Road: on Google Play (1)

This is the first of a five part series about introducing Beach Road to the public. Well, Beach Road is  online! Unlike a video artwork or a movie, there was no public event. I actually did not know we went live until the day after it happened. Ender and I were both busy, but had …

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Beach Road VR Singapore Tour 2015

Hello! Thank you for considering our offer to share the Beach Road VR movie in your space. What is this about? We would like to introduce you and your customers/visitors/friends to VR. We are not selling anything and no costs are involved. We would like to simply set up a small table, display a sign …

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